The Pope John Paul II Award Diocesan Coordinator plays a key role in supporting and assisting all the Award leaders in the diocese. The role of the diocesan coordinator is outlined below.
The Role of an Diocesan Coordinator
- Coordinates the initial the launch of the Pope John Paul II Award in the Diocese.
- Helps identify Award Leaders in schools and parishes and brief them about Pope John Paul II Award.
- Arranges follow-up visit to each school after the Award is launched in the diocese to promote the Award with entire year group.
- Follow up with the Award leaders after visits and collate all the application forms (all participants enrol before the end of Term 1).
- Provides assistance and ideas at parish or school level for completion of participants hours.
- Contact Award Leaders with notice of completion date for returned of record cards, presentations and photographs.
- Ratify with committee all record cards and presentations and invite successful students to the Award ceremony.
- Coordinate Award ceremony and presentation of medals and certificates.
- Organise with the Award committee a gathering for all Award Leaders in school or parish to celebrate the work and success of the Award over the year.
- Make use of, or promote the new opportunities that will arise as a result of the young people participating in the Award.
Help for Award Diocesan Coordinators
All Diocesan Coordinators will have been trained in running the Award. If any Coordinator has not received their training or have recently taken over the role, please get in touch with the Award head office. If further help is required feel free to contact the Award head office. We are always on hand and more than happy to help.
Office hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday